Drachm of Mosses with man standing beside horse

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–450 B.C.


Mint: Thrace and Macedonia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0620.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.27 gm.

Accession Number

01.5433

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Man standing right on left side of bridled horse standing right; beardless, in flat, broad-brimmed hat and chlamys; in left hand, two spears crossing and pointing downwards.
In left field, a Corinthian helmet.
Reverse: Square incuse; in center, raised fourpart square with slightly raised surfaces.
Inscription in Greek within incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund